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I Have a Crazy Mother In Law

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    She's Certainly Something

    In the beginning, there was Mother-in-law:  clearly a force to be reckoned with.j   My husband had never said much good about her.  Based on stories I'd heard from those who know her, my mind painted a picture of a, well, of a *****.  She was abusive on...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    My Mother-in-law In Nuts!

    I should start off by saying I married the only child of a divorced mom who thinks her son is her friend more than her son. She is the most selfish person I ever met! She started acting more like her selfish self after we got engaged. God forbid her son wasn't there to take...
    sunbunnyc sunbunnyc 36-40 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    Years Of Crazy

    My mother in law is a narcissist. She is all about herself, all the time. She only sees her son and her grandkids as trophies. If she spends five minutes talking to her grandson, she makes the whole neighbourhood believe she is the sole source of support for our entire family...
    L00zer L00zer 41-45 Apr 16, 2013

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    Mother-in-Law Is Crazy

    My husband and I have been together for 2 years, but married only 9 months.  It's the second for both with children from each previous marriage.  When I first meet his mother, she seemed generally nice and caring, seemed to genuinely like me and asked about my kids and...
    myMILiscrazy myMILiscrazy 36-40 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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      I was wondering

    if anybody could give me some advice on my situation as i feel completely crazy and overly sensitive for feeling really stressed and isolated about my MIL (mother in law). Technically, she is not my MIL as I have only been with my boyfriend for about a year and a half. I'm...
    fireopal27 fireopal27 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Where Do I Start!!??

    I would like to start by saying that I kind of feel bad for even signing up for this and writing about my MIL experience. I have been married for only 6 months and my issues aren't that bad I suppose...but here goes:My husband is the youngest of 4 children and my MIL had him...
    freeme127 freeme127 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Future Mother And Father In Law Are Going Through A Divorce!

    I have been with my fiance for 3 years and we have 2 children together. When we first got together I had a great relationship with my mil and everyone loves her. She was the sweetest person Id ever met. ALways involved with my babies, always helping me out with babysitting, going...
    LadyLDB LadyLDB 26-30 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    why cant my mil realize that

    once she married off her son she has to let go??? she just called my husbands dr to get his results from test that he took. I CAN TAKE CARE OF HIM. HE IS MY HUSBAND!
    bluma bluma 22-25, F Mar 26

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    My Mom-in-law Beats The Cake

    When I was diagnosed Bipolar and shared the news with the in-laws, my mom-in-law promptly dug in her purse and pulled out her travel holy water bottle and commenced an Exorcism-she spoke in tongues, thrust my head back a number of times (violently) and make the family hold hands...
    BabzEsq24 BabzEsq24 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    Conflict With The Crazy One

    So months back, my MIL made some hateful remarks to me and my hubby. Flat out told me she regretted having him, and she wished he had passed away and not her middle son. Also that if I ever became pregnant to not bring the baby over because she will not love it, since it will be...
    movealot2012 movealot2012 26-30, F Dec 10, 2012

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    She Ruined The Birth Of My Daughter And I Can't Get Over It.

    First, I should say that this post is for cathartic purposes. It's been five months and I'm still losing sleep over it, I'm hoping here I can find relief. My Mother-in-Law, or Crazy for Cocoa Puffs as I like to call her, ruined the birth of my daughter. Little background: my...
    DGCooper DGCooper 26-30, F 19 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    My mother in law is a nutcase.

    Recently we have come to the conclusion that she suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder as well as Borderline Personality Disorder. When I met my husband, he warned me about his mother and told me to be careful around her and not to trust her. He was abandoned by her...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Jan 28

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    My mother in law is crazy

    as all get out. She does things that makes me be like wtf! She a big *** fruit loop. Like who really steals their son wallet and uses his credit cards and maxes them out and be like oh yea I found your wallet
    wifey2be wifey2be 18-21, F Dec 10, 2013

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    My soon-to-be MIL has never really liked me.

    My fiancé's brother dated his ex for 4 years. They started dating 3 years before I met my guy. When I entered the family she was very jealous and would tell my guy's mom that I was cheating on him, that I was crazy, that I hated her and the whole family, that I was always...
    sweetpink16 sweetpink16 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Mother-in-law Is Ok When Medicated

    I knew from day this one could be trouble. Never. marry. into. a. family. where most of them think you are inferior and they need psychotropic meds to boot! Examples? here you go... used items disgust me ( almost everything i own is second-hand), people who drive brand xxx...
    elsiew elsiew 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    I'm pretty sure she's crazy,

    she's incredibly sneaky & manipulative and has been very used to her only son and her husband doing as they're told. Now my fiancé (her only son) has a daughter and partner to put first she seems to struggle letting go. Her and her husband have moved away & we have made an...
    B14Cx B14Cx 18-21, F Jun 20

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    Mother In Law From H*ll

    My husband and I have been together for 3 years, married for 1. At first his mother was fine. We got along. At least that's what I thought. Our issues didn't start on my end until she was taking child support from him for his kids that lived with us. Yes, they did live with her...
    mommynlovingit mommynlovingit 26-30, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Insane In Laws!!!!

    I could write a whole book on these people! Let me start by saying that part of the prOb I believed in the beginning was a lil bit of a culture clash. I am mexican American and do not speak Spanish they are from Mexico and don't speak a lot of English. We lived with them before...
    Jmd88 Jmd88 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Thoughts From My Mother-in-law

    • During our engagement (he's 37, I'm 36): "(My son) can have kids whenever he wants as long as he finds a younger wife." • At the dinner table (looking directly at me): "Some women need to realize that it's okay for their husbands to flirt." • "One of my favorite things...
    TheCompetition TheCompetition 41-45 Oct 28, 2011

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    Crazy One

    She was crazy..... how she can be described? After mine engagment, ( i was living alone in neighbouring ). she always offers lunch & breakfast. one day she told me wheather i had any experience about sex? naturally, i told ..no... Than she explain me all treake & pleasure . she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26, 2011

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    In-laws Should Be Called Outlaws

    We live in the same driveway. His mother is controlling, over bearing, disrespectful etc. I could write a book about all the bad qualities she has. Anyway, on several occasions this has happened... she comes in our house early in the morning, walks in our bedroom while we are...
    Michelle775 Michelle775 36-40 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Me and my partner been together

    for three years. His mother drive me crazy and too many time i felt like i need to walk away from this relationship. When i just first met her, she won't stop asking me to do stuff for his son "cook, iron, clean for him" which i am happy to do it anyway. But i don't need to be...
    MEIJ MEIJ 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Related Experiences

    I'm glad I finally found somewhere I can vent! My mother in law is so freaking annoying, I literally can not stand her! I try to talk to my husband but it always turns into a fight...
    Chaz14 Chaz14 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My mother has always been a vile and vicous woman. She lives to make everyones life a living hell. When I was a kid my parents would always fight. When I was 9 years old my...
    nexus321 nexus321 22-25, M Aug 27

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    I know that I have to let her go, unfortunately I have to put some space between us to help my own mental well being .... I am 32 years old and I have tried to help my crazy...
    angell29 angell29 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    what is there more to explain? I'm going crazy myself.
    kaylalovesmikey kaylalovesmikey 16-17, F Aug 28

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    Hi everyone; I have posted a couple responses here, I am very familiar with PA Mothers now. I decided to share my story and see if anyone can relate to mine. For a brief...
    XXwoundedXX XXwoundedXX 51-55, F Sep 14

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    My first post about my passive aggressive mother, an explanation: EP Link I've been doing some research on passive aggressiveness and found that it's an actual personality...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F Aug 28

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    I have been reading a lot of these posts about passive aggressive mothers and I am shocked to see that I am not alone. I cannot speak to my friends about my experience because they...
    karineka karineka 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I know that my mother did drugs while I was a kid I was never informed which ones. I know she was and most likely still is an alcoholic as well. Recently after visiting where she...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    My family has known for a while that our mother has the early onset on Alzheimer's and we have watched her quickly go down hill. Early yesterday she called us and told us that my...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    At 19 years old, I am only now realizing that my mother is extremely passive aggressive. I have always felt oppressed by her and her emotional ups and downs, but am just now...
    hopeful1995 hopeful1995 18-21 3 Responses Sep 11

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    like this sudden overwhelming feeling of sadness where did that came from? i was fine a few secs ago :( so i'm just going to rant here, considering fact that there's nobody would...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I dream I ******* "In this moment" singer. OMG!! It was so hot...long time without having that HD kind of dream lol
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Sep 10

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    I lost my mom today while she was driving a route she has driven for years. She was missing for 3 hrs. I felt responsible as she is in my care. I am not sure how to deal with an...
    odyssey13 odyssey13 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    She expects me to read her mind when it comes to her wants and needs. If she wants or needs something, and I am busy with something else, she becomes very sarcastic and martyr...
    RTPerry RTPerry 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I am 24 and I have friends and a life but I have struggled my whole life with this emptiness inside of me. I have suffered for so many years because I haven’t being able to have...
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    I don't have a mother. I haven't spoken to my mother in years. She's a heroin addict who, no matter what, never seems to get better. I just recently found out that my dad is no...
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